Hampton Dews

Hampton Dews

Hampton Dews

Colonel Hampton Dews was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 29 April 1949, class number 9A. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company M, 325th Airborne Infantry, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Photographer, Company C, Infantry School Detachment, Army Field Printing Plan 7; Recon Officer, Company M, 325th Airborne Infantry, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Adjutant, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cav Regiment, Camp Chitosie, Japan and Korea; Company Commander, Company I, 7th Cav Regiment, Chitose, Japan; Company Commander, Headquarters Company, Brooke Army Medical  Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Group Adjutant, Headquarters, 67th Artillery Group, Cleveland, Ohio; B Detachment Commander and Group S-3, Company A, 7th Special forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Senior Sector Advisor, Military Assistance Command Camp Mau, Vietnam, IV Corps; Author/Instructor, USA Command and General Staff College, Fort Leveanworth, Kansas; Battalion Commander and Range Command Commander Headquarters, 3d Air Defense Training Battalion and Range Command, Fort Bliss, Texas; Chief, Guided Missile Advisory Team, Headquarters MAAG, Taiwan; Secretary, Headquarters USA Missile and Munitions Center and School, Redstone. | His awards and decorations include: Vietnamese Medal of Honor (1st Class), Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Master Parachute Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge (2d Award).

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1979

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00901